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Ancient Art

Schematic Figurine, Kusura type

ca. 2500 B.C.

Marble

11.1 × 6.7 × 1.1 cm (4 3/8 × 2 5/8 × 7/16 in.)
Gift of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
1970.24.3
Culture: 
Anatolian
Period: 
Middle Bronze Age
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Said by Mr. Ossorio to have been found in a mound at Kirchehir, Turkey.

Bibliography: 

Jurgen Thimme, ed., Art and Culture of the Cyclades in the Third Millenium B.C. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977), 378, fig. 487.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.